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How Do You Spell VOCABLE?

Correct spelling for the English word "vocable" is [v_ˈəʊ_k_ə_b_əl], [vˈə͡ʊkəbə͡l], [vˈə‍ʊkəbə‍l]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of VOCABLE

  1. v[=o]'ka-bl, n. that which is sounded with the voice: a word: a name.--ns. VOCAB'[=U]LARY, a list of vocables or words explained in alphabetical order: the words of a language: a dictionary: any list of words; VOCAB'[=U]LIST, a lexicographer, the harmless drudge who compiles a dictionary.--adjs. V[=O]'CAL, having a voice: uttered or changed by the voice: (phon.) voiced, uttered with voice: having a vowel function; VOCAL'IC, containing vowels.--n. VOCALIS[=A]'TION, act of vocalising.--v.t. V[=O]'CALISE, to make vocal: to form into voice: to insert the vowel points, as in Hebrew.--v.i. to speak, sing.--ns. V[=O]'CALIST, a vocal musician, a singer; VOCAL'ITY, V[=O]'CALNESS, utterableness: vowel character.--adv. V[=O]'CALLY.--adj. VOC'ULAR (rare), vocal.--VOCAL CHORDS, two elastic membraneous folds of the larynx capable of being stretched or relaxed; VOCAL MUSIC, music produced by the human voice alone, as opposed to Instrumental music. [L. vocabulum--voc[=a]re, to call.]

Anagrams of VOCABLE

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Common Misspellings for VOCABLE

Below is the list of 327 misspellings for the word "vocable".

Usage Examples for VOCABLE

  1. Accordingly, at length, the vocable Toronto is caught up by the white voyageurs, and adopted as a local proper name in the European sense: just as had been the case already with the word Canada. - "Toronto of Old" by Henry Scadding
  2. We meet with Toronto under several different forms, in the French and English documents; but the variety has evidently arisen from the attempts of men of different degrees of literary capacity and qualification, to represent, each as he best could, a native vocable which had not been long reduced to writing. - "Toronto of Old" by Henry Scadding
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